Who’s hoping for minions of Easter eggs? (Day 4)

This is the final post on making a crocheted Minion to hide your secret Easter Egg chocolate stash in!

An Eggcellent way to hide a secret chocolate Easter Egg!

An Eggcellent way to hide a secret chocolate Easter Egg!

Today we’re making his arms and finishing off.

If you’d like to catch up, Day 1 tells you everything you need to know about materials and abbreviations. The posts are here:

Day 1 – Lower body

Day 2 – Head, eyes and goggles

Day 3 – Feet and legs

Here we go!

PLEASE NOTE: I’m based in the UK and use UK terminology for my crochet.

Arms – make 2

Using 4mm hook and 1 strand of Yellow work 2ch

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Row 1 – 3dc into 1st ch, turn

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Row 2 – 1ch, 2dc into 1st st, 1dc, 2dc into last st, turn (5dc)

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Row 3 – 1ch, 2dc into 1st st, 3dc, 2dc into last st, turn (7dc)

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Row 4 – 1ch, 2dc into 1st st, 5dc, 2dc into last st. Don’t turn, slip stitch into the top of the 1st dc and continue in rounds from now on (9dc)

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Round 5 to 19 – work 9dc per round

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Fasten off and work in any loose ends.

Hands – make 2

Using 4mm hook and black join to any stitch on round last round of Arm.

Round 1 and 2 – 1ch, 1dc into each st, ss into 1st st (9sts)

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Fingers

Row 1 – 1ch, 3dc, turn (3sts)

Row 2 – 1ch, 2dc into 1st st, 1dc, 2dc into last st, turn (5sts)

Row 3 – 1ch, 5dc, turn (5sts)

Row 4 – 1ch, dc2tog, 1dc, dc2tog (3sts)

Row 5 – 1ch, dc3tog

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Fasten off

Make 2 more fingers using the remaining 6 stitches from round 2.

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Fold each finger in half, lengthwise and stitch.

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Fasten off and work in any loose ends.

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Stitch the arms to the body – no need to stuff!

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Stitch a button to the end of each strap and secure to the top of the Front Bib.

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Stitch a mouth. You get to choose an expression!

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Hair

Using 4mm hook and 1 strand Black

Work 6ch, ss into 2nd ch from hook, ss into each ch to end. Repeat 4 more times.

Fasten off and stitch to top of head.

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I hope you’ve enjoyed making your Minion but what will you keep in yours?

Make sure you share some pictures with us over on Facebook and Pinterest!

Thank you 🙂